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How to avoid credit card fraud this Christmas

It’s an unfortunate fact that, for most of us, a Merry Christmas will involve a bit of expense.

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Herts Police: “Please don’t dial 999 just because it’s been snowing and you want advice on travel routes”

Herts Police: “Please don’t dial 999 just because it’s been snowing and you want advice on travel routes”

999 should not be used to ask police for the safest travel routes in the snow.

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Hundreds of people arrived in the town intending to go to the rave, police said

Appeal following dog attack in Hemel Hempstead

Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following an incident in Hemel Hempstead where a man was bitten by a dog that was out of control.

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Hertfordshire Constabulary had 'more to do' when it came to recording crimes

Hertfordshire Police 'fail to record' 11,000 crimes

Police in Hertfordshire are ‘failing victims of crime’ on too many occasions by not filing accurate reports – an independent inspection has found.

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WasteSafe clearing Hemel Hempstead fly tip

500 tonnes of waste at former factory site in Hemel Hempstead

500 tonnes of illegally dumped waste, including asbestos, has been cleared from the former Lucas Aerospace site in Hemel.

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An image of the stolen dagger released by police

Second World War dagger among items stolen from Hemel Hempstead home

A dagger from the Second World War was one of a host of items stolen from a home in Hemel Hempstead.

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Hertfordshire Constabulary is hoping any witnesses may come forward

Cops 'exhaust all lines of enquiries' in Hemel Hempstead arson

A Volvo has been 'substantially damaged' after being set alight in an arson - and police are appealing for information as investigations have hit a dead end.

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Police have released these images of the stolen Rolex watch

Police release pictures of Rolex watch stolen from Hemel Hempstead home

Police have released a picture of a Rolex watch that was stolen from a Hemel Hempstead home.

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Police are appealing for information following the theft

Brand new bike stolen from boy in Berkhamsted

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a bicycle which has been stolen from Berkhamsted.

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Youths from ethnic minorities more likely to be arrested in Hertfordshire, says report

Youths from ethnic minorities more likely to be arrested in Hertfordshire, says report

Young people are far more likely to be arrested if they are black, Asian or of minority ethnic status (BAME).

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Special Constable Richard Downs, left, Special Sergeant Gordon Matton, centre, and PC Brian Evans

Hertfordshire Police recognise heroics and dedication

Three Hemel officers have been recognised at the Herts Police Chief Constable’s Awards ceremony.

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Man from MIlton Keynes convicted of multiple sex offences

A man from Milton Keynes has been convicted of multiple sexual offences, including rape of young girls in Bucks, Beds and Herts.

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The Cambridgeshire Police helicopter

How quickly do helicopters respond to incidents in Hertfordshire?

Questions have been raised after a watchdog highlighted concerns over the speed of response by police helicopters.

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VIDEO: Landmark footage of hi-tech thieves serves as warning to owners of keyless entry cars

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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VIDEO: Heavy police presence at UK’s Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

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How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.

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MPMC TVP officers commended

Police officers commended for work in Natalie Hemming murder case

Police involved in the Natalie Hemming murder investigation have been commended for their work in bringing her killer to justice.

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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